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Quick! Show Me the Money--the CSS Profile

Original post made by Doing College, another community, on Sep 30, 2013

Timing is critical. For high school seniors who plan to request financial aid, now is the time to determine the forms required at each college on your list. You can do this by looking at the financial aid webpage found under the admissions tab. While all colleges want you to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), you will find approximately 280 schools and institutions ask for an additional form called the CSS Profile. You should [Web Link visit] for information about the form. You should also be aware that some colleges have their own institutional forms to complete in addition to or as a substitute for the CSS Profile.

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